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020009: Compositions and Methods for Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis (ECE) Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Ferrets

In 1999, a coronavirus was identified as the cause of Epizootic Catarrhal Enteritis (ECE) in ferrets, a highly contagious diarrheal disease for which there are no effective diagnostics, therapeutics, or preventatives. This disease costs ferret breeders and owners millions of dollars a year in health care costs and lost revenue. In 1996, approximately...
Published: 11/27/2018   |   Inventor(s): Roger Maes, Matti Kiupel, Annabel Wise
Keywords(s): Coronavirus, Diagnosis, Ferret, Prevention, Screening, Treatment, Vaccine Category(s): Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Animal/Veterinary

Rapid Test to Detect Bovine Coronavirus and Rotavirus

IntroductionCalf diarrhea, commonly called scours, remains a problem in the beef and dairy industries. In fact, more than half of unweaned dairy heifers that contract scours die according to a recent USDA National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) report. Calves that survive have lifelong poorer performance than healthy calves.When a serious unexpected...
Published: 8/29/2011   |   Inventor(s): Roger Maes, Annabel Wise
Keywords(s): Assay, Bovine Diarrhea, E. Coli, Scours Category(s): Animal/Veterinary